Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Transitions – How to get your character from here to there

One area of writing craft that doesn’t get a lot of attention is that of writing transitions. You’ve gotten to the end of a scene, or maybe just to the middle, and the characters need to move to a different … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – “Birds of a…”

You know the adage, “Birds of a feather flock together?” It’s an old one. Ancient sayings last a long time because they are true. So if you are a writer, ask yourself, are you hanging out with other writers? The … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: October 26, 2014

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Matthew 22:34-40 But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees they got together and, to put him … Continue reading

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Art, Poetry, and Literature: Two New Books on Prayer You Need to Get

I haven’t done more than dip into these books but I already know enough to recommend them. Full reviews will follow but I didn’t want to wait until I was finished to tell you about them. Art and Prayer: The … Continue reading

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In the Midst of Wolves, by Karen Kelly Boyce

William Shakespeare fans will see “In the Midst of Wolves” a modern extension of his tragedies. After Karen Kelly Boyce leaves you raw with the cruel machinations of Queen Regina, she soothes her readers with her spiritual insights and wisdom. … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – Terrorism Comes Close

It’s a beautiful autumn day as I write this. Here in Canada, we are still in shock that terrorism has come so close. It played out like a suspense novel. A young reservist, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, was shot and killed … Continue reading

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Looking Backward

As humans it is sometimes difficult not be caught up in what was; our history.  Although history has made us what we are, we sometimes fall into the trap of making the “good old days” more perfect that they actually … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – Your Office!

Last week I went over all the many ways we sabotage ourselves by not taking our writing seriously. This week I would like to share some of the ways you can remedy that. First you have to get rid of all … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: October 19, 2014

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Psalms 17: 1-6 Listen, Yahweh, to an upright cause, pay attention to my cry, lend an ear to my prayer, … Continue reading

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The Joyful Beggar by Louis de Wohl

The Joyful Beggar by Louis de Wohl My rating: 4 of 5 stars What is it with Louis de Wohl’s books? They’re like peanuts or popcorn. You just keep tossing back handfuls because they’re so good and go down so … Continue reading

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